Announcements Archive

  • Edinburgh International Culture Summit Special Edition 2020

    The Edinburgh International Culture Summit is a biennial ministerial forum established in 2012 by the Edinburgh International Festival in a unique partnership with the British Council, Scottish Parliament and the Scottish and UK Governments. The Confucius Institute for Scotland is delighted to be one of the supporters of this year’s Edinburgh International Culture Summit. The 2020 ... Read more
  • “Chinese Bridge” Chinese Proficiency Competition UK Final – Saturday 19 September

    Chinese Bridge is the biggest global Chinese language competition in the world with regional qualifier competitions running all over the world. The public performance tests the contestants on their Chinese language ability, knowledge of China, Chinese cultural skills and understanding. Contestants often showcase their skills in music, martial arts, or comedy chops. Winners at the ... Read more
  • Online Lecture – Paola Subacchi

    Our friends at the Scotland China Education Network will be hosting Paola Subacchi to deliver her online lecture “Cooperation or competition — China in the post-Covid world economy”. The event will be held via Zoom this Thursday, 10 September from 7pm. Paola Subacchi is an economist, writer and commentator on the functioning and governance of the international financial ... Read more
  • Chinese Language Online Study Clinic start from 1st July 2020

    Students are invited to enrol for 5 study clinics. These are not formal classes. Each group will be led by a senior teacher. As well as revision of previous learning via conversational practice, the clinics will allow for discussion on any areas of difficulty identified by the group members. Students are advised to bring their ... Read more
  • Dragon Boat Festival Music Concert – Thur 25 June 8-9pm

    Celebrate Dragon Boat Festival with an evening of traditional Chinese music – enjoy the free online concert from home!  Ricefield Arts’ Scotland-based performers will be showcasing traditional Chinese instruments, including guzheng, guqin, pipa, bamboo flute, erhu, as well as opera singing. You’ll hear songs from both China and Scotland, as well as learning more about the ... Read more
  • Vacancy: Language Assistant in Chinese, Asian Studies, UoE

    Asian Studies, part of the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures in the University of Edinburgh, seeks to appoint two Language Assistants in Chinese. Check details for full time open-ended post HERE Check details for full-time, fixed-term, 12 month post HERE Read more
  • Music Confucius Institute (MCI) Online Concert – Sunday 14 June

    The Music Confucius Institute (MCI) at the Royal Academy of Music in Denmark invites you to an online concert with traditional Chinese instruments. The MCI musicians will display the colours of the Chinese sound universe by performing both Western and Chinese music on traditional Chinese instruments. The music will be both contemporary pieces and traditional music, ... Read more
  • 5 Weeks Daytime Chinese Calligraphy Starts 4 March – CANCELLED

    The five week course runs from Wednesday morning 4 March to 1 April 2020 will be led by Chi Zhang, the Institute’s experienced calligraphy teacher. This course will start by introducing common techniques related to the Chinese soft brushes and ink. Students will also learn the basic strokes of Regular Style. Regular Style (Kai Shu) ... Read more